Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 235 230 266
Rank change year-on-year -5 +36 -61
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 2,208 2,637 2,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.48% 1.52% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.66% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,607 1,947 1,856
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,606
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +5.21%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,200 £85,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,638 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -0.73% +2.04% +8.89%

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 137,145 158,927 161,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.69% 91.80% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 108,107 127,841 133,725
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,735
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 2,096 £55,000 -4.35% 386
UK excluding London +4 1,081 £49,638 -0.73% 266
London -34 1,061 £62,500 +4.17% 159
South East +43 441 £52,500 - 53
North of England +5 237 £40,000 -11.11% 66
Midlands +7 169 £50,000 +11.11% 48
Yorkshire +41 119 £43,000 +1.18% 20
West Midlands +18 116 £52,500 +26.51% 35
North West +8 111 £40,000 -11.11% 38
South West +2 82 £50,000 +18.34% 38
East of England +12 81 £60,000 +20.00% 22
Scotland -67 59 £60,000 +41.18% 27
East Midlands +21 50 £42,465 -15.07% 13
Wales +8 15 £55,000 +4.76% 10
North East -12 8 £40,250 -15.26% 8
Channel Islands - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 759 (34.38%) SQL
2 729 (33.02%) Finance
3 612 (27.72%) Analytics
4 573 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
5 564 (25.54%) Microsoft
6 519 (23.51%) Business Intelligence
7 448 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
8 437 (19.79%) Degree
9 425 (19.25%) Data Quality
10 411 (18.61%) SQL Server
11 407 (18.43%) Data Modelling
12 394 (17.84%) ETL
13 373 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
14 340 (15.40%) Microsoft Azure
15 305 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
16 299 (13.54%) Python
17 276 (12.50%) Big Data
18 271 (12.27%) Project Management
19 260 (11.78%) Data Governance
20 253 (11.46%) Data Integration
21 252 (11.41%) Visualisation
22 240 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 236 (10.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 228 (10.33%) Data Analysis
25 225 (10.19%) Oracle
26 221 (10.01%) Amazon AWS
27 217 (9.83%) Microsoft Excel
28 216 (9.78%) Java
29 211 (9.56%) Data Architecture
30 210 (9.51%) Management Information System

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 105 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 88 (3.99%) SAS
3 83 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 41 (1.86%) Apache
5 37 (1.68%) MS Exchange
6 36 (1.63%) CMS
7 28 (1.27%) Confluence
8 27 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 26 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 23 (1.04%) IIS
11 18 (0.82%) nginx
12 16 (0.72%) Tomcat
13 14 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
14 13 (0.59%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.54%) Skype for Business
16 11 (0.50%) ArcGIS
16 11 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
17 10 (0.45%) OpenStack
18 9 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 217 (9.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (5.57%) Microsoft Office
3 66 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 56 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.54%) InVision
7 8 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.36%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.32%) SPSS
9 3 (0.14%) Revit
10 2 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.091%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.091%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.045%) InDesign
11 1 (0.045%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.045%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.045%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.045%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.045%) Stata
Business Applications
1 31 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 25 (1.13%) SAP S/4HANA
4 21 (0.95%) Markit EDM
5 17 (0.77%) SAP MDG
6 13 (0.59%) SAP MDM
7 12 (0.54%) NetSuite
8 11 (0.50%) SAP BPC
9 10 (0.45%) SAP FS
10 8 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (0.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 8 (0.36%) SAP Bank Analyzer
10 8 (0.36%) SAP CAR
10 8 (0.36%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
10 8 (0.36%) SAP POS DM
10 8 (0.36%) SAP Retail
11 7 (0.32%) Raiser's Edge
11 7 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.32%) Visualfiles
12 6 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 340 (15.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 221 (10.01%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (3.31%) Office 365
4 57 (2.58%) SaaS
5 43 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 37 (1.68%) Azure Data Factory
6 37 (1.68%) IaaS
7 31 (1.40%) PaaS
8 30 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (1.36%) Google Analytics
9 20 (0.91%) Serverless
10 19 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
11 18 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
12 13 (0.59%) iPaaS
13 9 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
13 9 (0.41%) G Suite
14 8 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (0.32%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.76%) DNS
2 47 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 44 (1.99%) Firewall
4 30 (1.36%) DHCP
5 24 (1.09%) HTTP
6 22 (1.00%) LAN
6 22 (1.00%) WAN
7 19 (0.86%) Intranet
8 18 (0.82%) SAN
9 17 (0.77%) VPN
10 16 (0.72%) Network Security
11 14 (0.63%) VLAN
11 14 (0.63%) VoIP
12 9 (0.41%) Internet
12 9 (0.41%) Sourcefire
13 7 (0.32%) SSL
13 7 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.27%) PPP
14 6 (0.27%) Wireless
15 5 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
2 411 (18.61%) SQL Server
3 276 (12.50%) Big Data
4 240 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 236 (10.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 202 (9.15%) Power BI
7 170 (7.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 168 (7.61%) Relational Database
9 156 (7.07%) Hadoop
10 124 (5.62%) NoSQL
11 89 (4.03%) QlikView
12 77 (3.49%) SAP BW
13 74 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
14 70 (3.17%) Apache Hive
15 69 (3.13%) Data Lake
16 62 (2.81%) RDBMS
17 54 (2.45%) MySQL
18 53 (2.40%) Data Mining
19 50 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
20 47 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 114 (5.16%) Git (software)
2 70 (3.17%) JIRA
3 66 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 59 (2.67%) Selenium
5 47 (2.13%) ERwin
6 46 (2.08%) Subversion
7 42 (1.90%) Visual Studio
8 35 (1.59%) Cucumber
9 28 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (1.13%) ER Studio
11 24 (1.09%) gulp
11 24 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 21 (0.95%) Vagrant
13 19 (0.86%) TeamCity
14 18 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
15 15 (0.68%) JMeter
15 15 (0.68%) Maven
15 15 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (0.45%) HP UFT
16 10 (0.45%) LSMW
General
1 729 (33.02%) Finance
2 176 (7.97%) Banking
3 169 (7.65%) Marketing
4 123 (5.57%) Retail
5 70 (3.17%) Manufacturing
6 57 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 42 (1.90%) Legal
7 42 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 36 (1.63%) Investment Banking
9 34 (1.54%) Advertising
10 22 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 20 (0.91%) Law
12 19 (0.86%) Front Office
13 16 (0.72%) Back Office
14 15 (0.68%) Automotive
15 14 (0.63%) Aerospace
15 14 (0.63%) General Ledger
16 13 (0.59%) Publishing
17 10 (0.45%) Games
18 9 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 362 (16.39%) Analyst
2 321 (14.54%) Developer
3 293 (13.27%) Architect
4 222 (10.05%) Consultant
5 174 (7.88%) Data Architect
6 149 (6.75%) Data Engineer
7 146 (6.61%) Data Analyst
8 136 (6.16%) Data Manager
9 89 (4.03%) Administrator
10 76 (3.44%) Business Analyst
11 70 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
12 58 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 58 (2.63%) SQL Developer
13 48 (2.17%) SQL Analyst
14 46 (2.08%) Senior Consultant
15 45 (2.04%) Project Manager
16 43 (1.95%) Salesforce Administrator
17 42 (1.90%) Senior Developer
17 42 (1.90%) Support Analyst
18 40 (1.81%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (6.79%) .NET
2 133 (6.02%) HTML
3 105 (4.76%) Web Services
4 97 (4.39%) CSS
5 82 (3.71%) AngularJS
5 82 (3.71%) XML
6 71 (3.22%) Kafka
7 62 (2.81%) HTML5
8 58 (2.63%) JSON
9 53 (2.40%) Node.js
10 47 (2.13%) REST
11 46 (2.08%) RESTful
12 45 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 36 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 36 (1.63%) React
14 32 (1.45%) jQuery
15 29 (1.31%) ASP.NET
16 28 (1.27%) .NET Core
16 28 (1.27%) Spring
17 26 (1.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 373 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
2 210 (9.51%) Management Information System
3 159 (7.20%) Data Structures
4 90 (4.08%) User Experience
5 68 (3.08%) Reference Data
6 59 (2.67%) FMCG
7 57 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
8 56 (2.54%) Algorithms
8 56 (2.54%) Life Science
9 52 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
10 46 (2.08%) NHS
11 36 (1.63%) Fintech
12 31 (1.40%) Data Centre
13 29 (1.31%) Social Media
14 28 (1.27%) Replication
15 26 (1.18%) Taxonomies
16 25 (1.13%) Virtual Team
17 21 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
18 20 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
19 18 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 169 (7.65%) Windows
2 142 (6.43%) Linux
3 86 (3.89%) Unix
4 59 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 33 (1.49%) CentOS
6 27 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (1.13%) Ubuntu
8 23 (1.04%) Windows 7
9 22 (1.00%) Windows 10
10 20 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.45%) Solaris
12 9 (0.41%) AIX
12 9 (0.41%) HPUX
13 8 (0.36%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.27%) Android
14 6 (0.27%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.23%) DC/OS
15 5 (0.23%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (27.72%) Analytics
2 573 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
3 519 (23.51%) Business Intelligence
4 407 (18.43%) Data Modelling
5 394 (17.84%) ETL
6 305 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
7 271 (12.27%) Project Management
8 260 (11.78%) Data Governance
9 253 (11.46%) Data Integration
10 252 (11.41%) Visualisation
11 228 (10.33%) Data Analysis
12 211 (9.56%) Data Architecture
13 210 (9.51%) Data Science
14 208 (9.42%) Migration
15 181 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 179 (8.11%) CRM
17 167 (7.56%) Data Analytics
18 160 (7.25%) DevOps
19 151 (6.84%) Scrum
20 142 (6.43%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 759 (34.38%) SQL
2 299 (13.54%) Python
3 216 (9.78%) Java
4 136 (6.16%) T-SQL
5 130 (5.89%) JavaScript
6 129 (5.84%) C#
7 107 (4.85%) PowerShell
8 83 (3.76%) R
9 72 (3.26%) VBA
10 56 (2.54%) Bash Shell
11 51 (2.31%) C++
12 48 (2.17%) C
13 40 (1.81%) Scala
14 37 (1.68%) Ruby
15 35 (1.59%) PHP
16 27 (1.22%) Perl
17 24 (1.09%) VB
18 23 (1.04%) Delphi
19 17 (0.77%) PL/SQL
20 12 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 437 (19.79%) Degree
2 72 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 71 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (1.90%) MCSA
6 41 (1.86%) SC Cleared
7 32 (1.45%) PhD
8 30 (1.36%) Master's Degree
9 25 (1.13%) MBA
9 25 (1.13%) MCSE
10 23 (1.04%) DV Cleared
11 16 (0.72%) ISEB
11 16 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 15 (0.68%) AWS Certification
13 14 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
13 14 (0.63%) CISSP
14 13 (0.59%) ISTQB
14 13 (0.59%) PMI Certification
14 13 (0.59%) PMP
15 9 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (19.25%) Data Quality
2 119 (5.39%) GDPR
3 87 (3.94%) QA
4 32 (1.45%) IFRS
5 27 (1.22%) SLA
6 26 (1.18%) PCI DSS
7 24 (1.09%) Solvency II
8 19 (0.86%) COBIT
8 19 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
9 14 (0.63%) BS7799
9 14 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (0.54%) FATCA
11 8 (0.36%) GxP
12 7 (0.32%) IFRS 9
12 7 (0.32%) PMO
13 4 (0.18%) ISO 20022
13 4 (0.18%) PA-DSS
13 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
15 2 (0.091%) Basel III
System Software
1 70 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 59 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.04%) Docker
4 20 (0.91%) HDFS
5 17 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.36%) VMware Server
9 7 (0.32%) KVM
10 6 (0.27%) XenApp
11 4 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.18%) Ceph
11 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.18%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.18%) vSphere
12 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.091%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 2 (0.091%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.045%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 49 (2.22%) Puppet
2 48 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (2.08%) Ansible
4 36 (1.63%) Terraform
5 21 (0.95%) Salt
6 14 (0.63%) Nessus
7 12 (0.54%) NetBackup
8 11 (0.50%) Oozie
8 11 (0.50%) SCCM
9 10 (0.45%) Kubernetes
9 10 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 8 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (0.32%) HP SIM
12 7 (0.32%) Marathon
12 7 (0.32%) Mesos
13 6 (0.27%) Packer
13 6 (0.27%) SCOM
14 5 (0.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 564 (25.54%) Microsoft
2 225 (10.19%) Oracle
3 203 (9.19%) Tableau
4 193 (8.74%) SAP
5 116 (5.25%) Salesforce.com
6 100 (4.53%) Google
7 77 (3.49%) VMware
8 56 (2.54%) Informatica
9 55 (2.49%) Teradata
10 43 (1.95%) Cisco
11 38 (1.72%) Splunk
12 37 (1.68%) HP
13 32 (1.45%) Alteryx
13 32 (1.45%) Hortonworks
14 31 (1.40%) Cloudera
14 31 (1.40%) Red Hat
15 30 (1.36%) IBM
15 30 (1.36%) Talend
16 29 (1.31%) Citrix
17 27 (1.22%) ServiceNow